English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Boldlond

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Boldlond 1333 Ilch
  • Whidwell Bordelond 1345 Rent
  • Borde Lands Jas1 LRMB
  • Bordlande 1615 DuCo

Etymology

Boldlond 1333(B - doubtful); Whidwell Bordelond 1345,Borde Lands Jas 1, Bordlande 1615(v. bord-land, Whitfield in Bradford P.par. supra)) Bottome furlonge 1615